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This Proclamation of Independence stunning building is a museum with some historical exhibits and... read more

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Dr Neerja L B
Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
From Club to Memorial

This is a beautifully preserved building which now marks Independence but older residents of the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Jalan Parameswara, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Proclamation of Independence stunning building is a museum with some historical exhibits and film shows depicting Malaysia’s fight for independence. The nearby grounds were hosting an interesting bodybuilding competition when I visited.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Melaka Proclamation of Independence Memorial displays records and photographs on the early history of the Malay Sultanate. It's divided into several sections, the memorial also houses an extensive timeline covering the country’s journey to independence and the development of modern Malaysia. Set up in 1912...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a beautifully preserved building which now marks Independence but older residents of the town bemoan that there is little if no mention of its past now after being acquired for the current purpose. It was formerly a club with cricket matches being played...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KandyWally
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The outside is very nice. Going in was so-so. If my grandfather-in-law had not been in some of the pictures I would have have been as interested. This was good for my kids to see some history on their mothers side of the family. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bobN6078XO
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Splendid colonial building with mix Dutch colonial and Malay architectural influences. I had to come four times different days to be able to enter, as the place seems to be regularly closed during official opening hours… The rooms inside display the journey of Malaysia from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The museum shows the story of Malaysian independence and is well set out with pictures / posters, text and photos so that you have bite size chunks to digest. We were visiting during the run up to the GE14 and it gave us some great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank R H
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is stacked to the rafter with info about the history of Malaysia and its independence from GB But the print is difficult to read and there is fat too much of it. Lost the week to live trying to take it all in

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

It's my second visit to the museum. Second floor is closed for visit & it's making us confuse the way to going out

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Independence Memorial houses an interesting museum which deals with the history of Malacca and Malaysia from the Sultanate period in the 15th century up to independence in 1957. There are a lot of good displays with English and entrance is free.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I really didn't know much about the history of this country aside from that it was colonized by the Portuguese, the British, and the Dutch. It also fell under Japanese rule for a period of time. This museums expands on all of that and presents...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Kumi M
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Daily from 9.00 am. to 6.00 pm. Tuesday to Sunday. Closes on Monday.